Alex Smallman

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Applied Science (Occupational Therapy), 2009 – University South Australia

Profile

Alex is an Occupational therapist graduating in 2009 from the University of South Australia. Since graduation, working in hand and upper limb rehabilitation has become her passion. Alex particularly enjoys working with her patients on an individual level to problem solve, establish goals and develop an appropriate treatment plan.

Alex’s areas of interest include the clinical evaluation and treatment of various wrist conditions, notably the triangular fibro-cartilage complex and distal radioulnar joint. Alex also has a keen interest in splint fabrication and prescription and dry needling for myofascial pain and active trigger points.

Alex is keen to provide a more holistic approach to her work with patients and is focussing professional development towards shoulder assessment and management.

This year Alex aims to undertake her AHT accreditation through completion of a 12 month mentorship program and attending courses on closed trauma and the use of physical and electrical modalities in the treatment of upper limb conditions.


"Our team of therapists are all passionate professionals with an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and injuries."